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My presentations for the International Society for Technology in Education conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in June/July 2015.

The Stewart Library Makerspace: STEAM in Action






Description from program: Interested in starting a makerspace in your library, but not sure where to start? Come visit this session and see how Diana Rendina went from a few bins of K'nex out on a table to the Maker Corner and the Epic LEGO Wall. We'll empowered you with ideas and inspiration.

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Knights of Make-A-Lot

With Lisa Abel-Palmieri, Josh Ajima, Laura Blankenship, Nathan Stevens



Description from program: This panel will discuss how they developed, implemented and supported maker programs. Come and hear about tactics to engage students in maker projects and how to get faculty from multiple disciplines on board. Discover how maker programs have shaped schools around the United States.

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ISTE Librarians Network Forum

With Elissa Malespina, Heidi Neltner, Tiffany Whitehead, Sarah Winchowky





Description from program: Makerspaces are being incorporated into both school and public library settings. If you are thinking about creating your own makerspace or would like to hear about how some colleagues at various levels, plus an administrator, are including makerspaces in their schools, this panel discussion is for you.

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Presenters Twitter and Blog pages